Friday, July 24, 2009

world's busiest port regions

Region Ports Gross tonnage handled Total

Yangtze River Delta, People's Republic of China Port of Shanghai (Waigaoqiao, Yangshan) 443,000 863,920
Port of Ningbo 268,000
Port of Suzhou 152,920
Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta, Netherlands/Belgium Port of Rotterdam[note 1] 429,06 (2008) 780,341
Port of Antwerp 189,389 (2008)
Port of Amsterdam 94,770 (2008)
Port of Ghent 33,844 (2008)
Port of Zeeland[note 3] 33,278 (2008)
Pearl River Delta, People's Republic of China Port of Guangzhou 215,190 571,315
Port of Hong Kong 220,879
Port of Shenzhen 135,246
Bohai Bay, People's Republic of China Port of Dalian 145,162 512,973
Port of Qingdao 161,650
Port of Tianjin 206,161
Singapore Strait, Singapore/Malaysia Johor Port 28,290
Port of Singapore 393,418
Port of Tanjung Pelepas
Osaka Bay, Japan Port of Kobe 185,781 467,986
Port of Osaka 141,808
Port of Sakai-Senboku 72,750
Port of Wakayama-Shimotsu 39,018
Others (Himeji,Nishinomiya,Hannan]) 28,629
Tokyo Bay, Japan Chiba Port 169,254
Port of Kawasaki
Port of Tokyo 91,427
Port of Yokohama 126,960
Port of Yokosuka
New Orleans area, Louisiana, United States Port of Baton Rouge
Port of New Orleans 70,886
Port of South Louisiana 203,517
Los Angeles, California, United States Port of Long Beach 72,684
Port of Los Angeles

1 comment:

  1. The Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California, United States (not in Los Angeles) handled more than 63 million tons just in the first six monthos of 2009.
    not sure where you are getting your numbers.